JoeyMintPepper Goldfish Enthusiast. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Now: Some people add a medication that turns the water blue to prevent fungus from taking hold… But personally I wouldn’t do that. p. 470-72. Some find a higher rate of defects in fry from eggs that have been soaked in methylene blue. Below is the URL for a video from Australian Fish Vet Richmond Loh... !If you're not havin' FUN, you're not doin' it right. 101 - Basic Koi Keeping 101 Course, Level 2 - For ALL Koi Keepers and to Become a CKK, Buy Reading Material Only for Selected Courses, K.O.I. Thanks for the suggestions.....just a minor set back. My fantail goldfish has had a pretty big tummy for awhile now. In the warmer spring months, some of these eggs will mature and be released into the water column. I removed her to 10 gal. Many hobbyists are unaware that koi, and many of their fish cousins, are constantly carrying eggs. Trending Questions. I noticed about three months ago that she seemed to be sitting in the corner and not swimming; also, one eye is significantly enlarged w/a white spot on the pupil (today I noticed the skin around the "good" eye was starting to swell and a white mark had developed. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! yes. Discussion in 'Breeding' started by CStufft, Aug 2, 2010. How does this happen. Ultrasound will confirm the presence of a cyst, tumor or asymmetrical ovary. Thanks, Chris CStufft, Aug 2, 2010 #1. johnatoranchu Ambassador. The males will release their sperm at the same time to externally fertilize the eggs. Site for Goldfish Keepers. Get your answers by asking now. Log in or Sign up. Oh, goody! Dechlorinator for Fish Systems: What, Why & How? Sometimes, fish do not release their eggs. If the water quality is poor, the male:female ratio is off, the pond is overcrowded or the fish aren’t receiving enough nutrients, the fishes’ brain will signal ‘don’t spawn.’ This is NORMAL. Ask Question + 100. 4 answers. Having become egg bound the old eggs will be subject to decay in utero. Logo1 Designed using Hoot Business. Continued unchecked, the condition will lead to death. ). hospital tank and treated … Too many ponds are overstocked due to “accidental” spawnings. 1993. Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. If your fish aren’t spawning, they know better than you. Saunders Company. Withhold food from the female koi once spawning is complete. Fish Diseases and Medicine. I think I can safely rule out consitpation as I have given very limited feed? This is a NORMAL process. Fish Medicine. The blockage of the vent area becomes exaggerated to the point of interfering with evacuating waste, further compromising the health of the Koi which leads to problems in the gut that spread throughout the body of the Koi resulting in death. She started to pinecone today, and there is redness in the area under the genitals. Many hobbyists are unaware that koi, and many of their fish cousins, are constantly carrying eggs. If your sister got a fish and shes with her bf 24/7 now, do you let it croak? The chances of your fishes’ eggs getting stuck inside them and causing the fish to die is very, very, very low. Certified Show Water Quality Specialist Courses, K.O.I. Source(s): https://shorte.im/a0PRM. DO NOT ATTEMPT SURGERY ON YOUR FISH. Will the swollen abdomen reduce with out her releasing the eggs? Log in or Sign up to interact with the aurora community. Home Forums > Extreme Goldfish Keeping Methodologies > Breeding > Egg Bound? Large koi females carrying eggs require extra nutrients and oxygen to keep their large egg mass alive. I have not feed them except for a small amount of food for the past week. What is egg bound. Egg binding occurs when the female produces eggs, but the ovaries are not developed enough to release them. 0 0. As the first quote from our friend from across the 'pond' stated. A 2 day old goldfish egg attacked with fungus under a microscope: There are some things to do about this. I guess how do you tell if the fish is or has become egg bound? These fish will usually start to look lopsided in their bellies. Powered by, Owner/Chief Veterinarian – Dr. Jessie Sanders. (You must log in or sign up to reply here. Egg Bound Goldfish. Log in or Sign up to interact with the aurora community. 2019. She still looks pretty bloated tho, I'm wondering if maybe she is egg bound? Guppy illness, fin, spine? Is there any thing one can due to relieve the eggs if there is no spawn? W.B. I know it's not dropsy, her scales are not pineconing and she has no issues with floating to the top or sinking.For awhile I thought she had swim bladder disease or was constipated but after feeding her many peas and dried shrimp she had no problem. Why would they do this? This can be an individual fish issue or an entire group. I have a fancy goldfish (with the protruding eyes). 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